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Management Sciences & Methods Schools in Illinois

4,786 Management Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Management Sciences & Methods is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Management Sciences & Methods Majors in Illinois

Management Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,782
Bachelor’s Degree 872
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 118
Post-Master’s Certificate 118
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a management science major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of management science majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 45.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 23.6%
  • Other Races: 4.8%

Jobs for Management Sciences & Methods Grads in Illinois

There are 155,190 people in the state and 2,893,390 people in the nation working in management science jobs.


Wages for Management Sciences & Methods Jobs in Illinois

Management Science grads earn an average of $96,630 in the state and $92,600 nationwide.


There are 10 colleges in Illinois that offer management science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,785 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
22,603 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 84%. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

1,029 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
17,834 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,517. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it.

526 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,679 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at UIUC. This public school has an average net price of $14,321.


DePaul University

270 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
21,922 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. This private school has an average net price of $31,174.

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
33,518 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. 72% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,099 after earning their degree at this institution.

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
16,769 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. 76% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending NIU will pay a net price of $13,956.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
20,720 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
7,402 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,382 a year. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at NLU. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
16,893 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. 99% of students get financical aid.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
11,366 Total Students

In their early career, SIUC grads earn an average salary of $39,852. This public school has an average net price of $16,285. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

Management Sciences & Methods Careers in IL

Some of the careers management science majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Statisticians 31% $82,830
General and Operations Managers 8% $102,660
Insurance Underwriters -6% $70,410
Chief Executives -7% $208,000

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to management science.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 12,631
Accounting 3,097
Marketing 2,110
Finance & Financial Management 1,841
Human Resource Management 983
Business & Commerce 877
Management Information Systems 563
Hospitality Management 211

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